Rare 1895 Fair Commemorative Jug - Miniature Antique Redware

4976- Antique Redware Miniature Jug - 1895 Fair Commemorative - 1028 x 926.jpg

This miniature ovoid redware jug is a rare survivor, 125 years old and a memento from the 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition. Held from September to December in Atlanta, Georgia, the Expo promoted the American South's products and technologies to the world. On September 18, then President Grover Cleveland threw an electric switch at his home in Massachusetts to officially open the Expo.